Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2010

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State Number of establishments Number of paid employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 2,874 54,263 2,211,262
Alaska 1,113 17,974 1,118,746
Arizona 3,065 70,110 2,916,310
Arkansas 2,412 47,030 1,794,329
California 20,876 414,859 18,104,458
Colorado 3,340 57,995 2,400,555
Connecticut 1,641 38,290 1,572,967
Delaware 652 11,346 390,085
District of Columbia 182 4,209 156,013
Florida 12,538 204,612 8,596,253
Georgia 5,831 149,837 6,280,376
Hawaii 856 25,741 1,046,447
Idaho 1,602 15,931 518,137
Illinois 12,151 214,017 9,188,869
Indiana 5,016 106,187 3,978,145
Iowa 3,620 53,447 1,907,758
Kansas 2,615 45,952 1,735,761
Kentucky 2,951 79,895 3,482,221
Louisiana 3,819 64,565 3,294,326
Maine 1,217 14,334 544,426
Maryland 3,307 61,553 2,576,377
Massachusetts 3,565 75,037 2,947,799
Michigan 5,482 91,418 3,991,487
Minnesota 4,549 72,865 2,884,494
Mississippi 2,077 32,655 1,177,885
Missouri 4,704 79,372 2,947,159
Montana 1,309 11,083 356,770
Nebraska 2,302 37,613 1,443,322
Nevada 1,392 42,471 1,594,315
New Hampshire 811 12,184 423,663
New Jersey 6,697 152,675 6,670,392
New Mexico 1,283 15,757 593,946
New York 11,985 221,820 9,234,724
North Carolina 5,342 104,465 4,017,270
North Dakota 1,175 12,188 498,959
Ohio 7,029 148,593 6,127,244
Oklahoma 2,596 43,072 1,972,619
Oregon 2,936 49,871 2,051,983
Pennsylvania 7,907 190,039 6,961,700
Rhode Island 640 9,617 341,706
South Carolina 2,474 48,546 1,739,925
South Dakota 1,134 9,004 309,384
Tennessee 4,161 113,438 4,402,029
Texas 15,745 351,410 16,528,404
Utah 2,051 42,717 1,705,765
Vermont 496 5,816 202,218
Virginia 4,779 89,696 3,673,433
Washington 4,847 79,233 3,731,440
West Virginia 1,249 14,517 552,833
Wisconsin 5,189 93,555 3,463,674
Wyoming 890 9,115 429,686
United States, total 208,474 4,011,989 166,790,049

NOTES: The Transportation and Warehousing sector, North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) 48, includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. The type of equipment depends on the mode of transportation. The industries included are: air transportation, water transportation, truck transportation, transit and ground passenger transportation, pipeline transportation, scenic and sightseeing transportation, support activities for transportation, postal service, couriers and messengers, and warehousing and storage. These data do not include government, railroad transportation (NAICS 482), or self-employed persons.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce , U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, available at www.census.gov/econ/cbp as of March 2013.